Many universities offer students the chance to interview either before or after submitting their application. While this is often not a required piece of the application, the question is, if given the option, should you interview? As long as the interview fits into your college visit plans or can be done virtually, the answer is … Continue reading How to ace the college interview
You’ve been spending your time volunteering in a hospital, taking CPR and First Aid classes, hosting blood drives and participating in medical research. You’ve taken the most challenging math and science courses your school has to offer. You’ve been dreaming about becoming a physician for as long as you can remember, and now the time … Continue reading So you want to be a doctor?
I regularly get questions from families asking “what should my daughter/son do to stand out in the admission process?” While I’d love to give an answer like “75 hours of community service, become captain of a team and vice president of your class,” admissions just doesn’t work like that. Instead, when working with students, I … Continue reading How to stand out on your college applications
The term “holistic review” is thrown around all the time in college admissions. You’ll hear it referenced at virtually every tour and information session that you attend and it is plastered on admission websites. But what does holistic actually mean? Holistic review differs from high school to high school and can mean different things at … Continue reading A peek inside the admissions office: Holistic review
Whether you’re browsing a college fair, attending a meeting at your school, or visiting a university campus, speaking with an admission officer can have a profound influence on the development of your college list. Not to mention, a positive interaction could result in a more favorable review of your application later on. Here are some … Continue reading How to Interact with Admissions Officers